Neonatal vitamin K refusal and nonimmunization.

@article{Sahni2014NeonatalVK,
  title={Neonatal vitamin K refusal and nonimmunization.},
  author={Vanita Sahni and Florence Yuk Lin Lai and Shannon E. Macdonald},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2014},
  volume={134 3},
  pages={
          497-503
        }
}
BACKGROUND Neonatal Vitamin K prophylaxis is an effective intervention for reducing vitamin K deficiency bleeding. A recently published report of parental refusal of vitamin K prompted an investigation of the prevalence and characteristics of this group, and exploration of whether these same parents were likely to subsequently refuse immunization for their children. METHODS We conducted a retrospective population-based cohort study of all infants born in Alberta between 2006 and 2012 by using… CONTINUE READING
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